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Brutal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: iceland, whaling )

- 33 days ago -
Iceland is one of three countries still commercially killing whales for their meat and some of it is served up in the countrys restaurants enjoying a tourist boom time.
37 Photographic Proofs That Iceland Is A Miracle Of Nature
Offbeat  (tags: iceland, photos, pictures, nature, nordic, arts, culture, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual )

- 237 days ago -
Iceland might be a small and remote nation, but it also happens to be one of the most picturesque as well. Iceland attracts millions of photographers and travellers, all eager to embrace the breathtaking Nordic landscapes
The Beautiful Ice Caves of Vatnajokull
Offbeat  (tags: glaciers, ice caves, iceland, environment, off-beat, photos, pictures, world, unusual )

- 280 days ago -
VIDEO - Often called 'The Crystal Caves', the ice caves found inside Icelandic glaciers are some of nature's most fascinating wonders.
Whales Butchered in Bloody Seas: Faroe Islanders Say It's Tradition, Others Protest
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Health, Iceland, Scandal )

- 396 days ago -
The waters on the shores of Denmark's Faroe Islands turn red in summer. The islanders are keen on preserving a centuries-old bloody practice of whale hunting, which turns small bays in slaughterhouses despite the efforts of activists to stop them.
The WikiLeaks Mole
Offbeat  (tags: wikileaks, Assange, Siggi, Iceland, hackers, truth, crime, business, money, ethics )

- 689 days ago -
Curious about the files he was erasing, he'd copy them and study them at night. What he eventually discovered astonished him: Employees of Milestone seemed guilty of large-scale corruption in collusion with local politicians.
Icelandic Brewery Uses Dead Whales in Its Beer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, whales, beer, Iceland )

- 691 days ago -
'Whale beer' is the brainchild of the Icelandic Steðjar brewery and fin whaling company, Hvalur, and claims to contain whale meal. Its launch is timed to coincide with the Icelandic mid-winter festival of Þorrablót (Thorrablot)
Photo of the Day Waterfall, Iceland
Offbeat  (tags: Photo of the Day Waterfall, Iceland )

- 942 days ago -
This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos This is an image I have had on my mind to get for three years. To align the waterfall and northern lights that are strong enough to light up the whole surroundings. At last it happened and I
Eve the Icelandic Seal Banned From Returning Home After Washing Up in Skegness
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, Iceland, seals )

- 1226 days ago -
A seal which accidentally ended up in Skegness after getting lost on her way back to Icleand has been banned from returning to her home country in case she is diseased.
Beautiful Blue Icebergs and Glacier Lakes in Iceland! PHOTOS!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, pictures, Iceland )

- 1339 days ago -
Beautiful images of Iceland largest ice cap reveal the ancient forces of nature at work above and below the massive glacier covering eight percent of the country.
Picture Gallery, Iceland Volcano Eruption: Volcanic Activity in the Land of Fire and Ice
Offbeat  (tags: picture gallery, pictures, photographs, Iceland, volcano )

- 2056 days ago -
Scientists are flying over southern Iceland to evaluate whether it's safe for people to return to their homes after a volcanic eruption. Saturday night's eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano -- which is located near a glacier of the same name -- shot as
Tourists Flock to World's Newest Volcano
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Iceland, volcano, sightseers )

- 2057 days ago -
They were ill-equipped for the journey across Iceland's frozen Highlands, but for a chance to see the greatest show on earth, it seemed worth the risk. Last week, though, a party of sightseeers who headed to see the country's newest volcano paid the
Volcano Erupts in Iceland, Hundreds Evacuated
Offbeat  (tags: volcano, erupts, Iceland, humans, hundreds evacuated, Eyjafjallajokull glacier, state of emergency )

- 2080 days ago -
Authorities evacuated hundreds of people after a volcano erupted beside a glacier in southern Iceland, Iceland's civil protection agency said Sunday

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